October, 2015

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dan Ravicher is a cutthroat on the poker tables. The 40-year-old seems like a pleasant enough fellow but gives no quarter when playing, even with one whose previous card playing experience is confined to playing Go Fish with preschoolers, and...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The attorneys and certified legal interns from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic have filed a federal suit against the Social Security Administration on behalf of 12 indigent and disabled clients who have been waiting as long as 26...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Brazilian native Raoni Utimura and Spanish native Ana Lombardia were named the International Arbitration Institute’s scholarship winners at Miami Law. This partial-tuition scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the White & Case...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Miami Law’s team of 3Ls Jhanile “Trudy” Smith and Andrew Schindler won the 9th annual Emory University School of Law Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition this past weekend. They beat the University of Texas in the Finals,...

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Consistently committed to public service, Mia Olsen’s journey to our nation’s capital involved numerous experiences working on behalf of children and families. At Miami Law, the 2010 graduate had the opportunity to begin developing her advocacy...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Professor Michele DeStefano is known for thinking about things no one else is thinking of.   Often, that thinking leads to international collaborations concerning the intersection of law, business, and technology.  For example, in...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The National Jurist has ranked Miami Law #4 in the country and #1 in Florida in sending graduates to small law firms (firms with 2-100 attorneys).   Additionally, The National Law Journal recently released its “Go-To Schools” rankings, and...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Caroline McGee, 3L, comes from a family of lawyers but it wasn’t until McGee worked with the underserved in Central America that she was inspired to go to law school.

McGee received her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Janyl Relling graduated from South University with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. At Miami Law, she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Race & Social Justice Law Review, Treasurer of the ACLU-UM Chapter, a member of the Society of Bar...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Florida CHAIN recently honored third-year law student Zachary Lipshultz with its first Young Advocate Award for his advocacy work at Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic. The Health Rights Clinic helps impoverished Floridians who have been denied...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Professor Alejandro Portes will be inducted into the National Academy of Education in Washington D.C. on October 30-31st. He is one of sixteen elected to membership into this highly prestigious organization.

Professor Portes was elected...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

As part of a HOPE Fellowship, Jocelyn Ezratty spent the summer interning at the Bronx Criminal Division of the Legal Aid Society of New York where she assisted clients and aided in the prevention of unwarranted collateral effects of criminal...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Students from Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) explore diverse areas of the law and interact with attorneys and judges practicing in those areas regarding the ethical challenges that confront today’s legal...